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'''Clifton Avon Edwards''' (June 14, 1895 – July 17, 1971) — known as "'''Ukulele Ike'''" — was an American singer and voice actor who enjoyed considerable popularity in the 1920s and early '30s, specializing in jazzy renditions of pop standards and novelty tunes. He had a number-one hit with "Singin' in the Rain (song)|Singin' In The Rain" in 1929. He also did voices for animated cartoons later in his career, and is best known as the voice of Jiminy Cricket in Walt Disney's ''Pinocchio (1940 film)|Pinocchio'' (1940).
Birth nameClifton Avon Edwards
Birth date{{birth date|1895|06|14|mf=y}}
Birth placeHannibal, Missouri, U.S.
Death date{{death date and age|1971|07|17|1895|06|14|mf=y}}
Death placeHollywood, California, U.S.
Death causeArteriosclerosis
Cardiac arrest
Resting placeValhalla Memorial Park Cemetery
NationalityAmerican
Origin| other_names = Ukulele Ike
OccupationSinger
Voice acting|Voice actor
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